Octopus: The Long Reach of the International Sicilian Mafia
Simon & Schuster, 1991 - 384 pagine
A shocking expose of how the Sicilian Mafia uses financial influence and ruthless violence to control the international narcotics trade. "The most definitive work yet published on the transformation of the old bootlegging and gambling Mafia into a multinational conglomerate".--The Washington Times.
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Sicily's future overlord, a superlative organizer, had quickly gained ascendancy
over the Black Hand. He personally had helped many of its members slip over
from Sicily to the United States. Now he taught them discipline and established ...
In fact, leaders of the Black Hand had met in New Orleans to discuss the problem,
and dispatched two emissaries to meet with Don Vito in Sicily. The three of them
shot Petrosino twice in the back of the head and once in the face.47 Long ...
He had robbed a lady.2 Not until he held her up (for the $2,000 in her briefcase)
did he feel that he had lost the last shred of his honor. "In Sicily, if a man belongs
to the Mafia, even if a million dollars in a lady's pocketbook, he don't touch the ...
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